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Finland
Helsinki
Uusimaa

Eteläesplanadi 22

Merenneito

The Mermaid

Viktor Jansson
1941

Helsinki /  Merenneito   Helsinki /  Merenneito

Description

Bronze sculpture of a mermaid with two fish in her arms.

Signature

V. Jansson / 1941

Annotation

Viktor Jansson's daughter Tove, the renowned author of the 'Moomin' books, modelled for this mermaid. See the commemorative plaque in Helsinki.

Sculptor

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Location (N 60°9'59" - E 24°56'41")

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